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I Prefer Auctions Put Travel Experiences Up for Bid

Limited time auction lets loyalty program members use their points to vie for select hotel stays and experiences

January 28, 2021

Preferred Hotels & Resorts has introduced I Prefer Auctions, a new benefit for members of its I Prefer Hotel Rewards program. The platform lets members use their points to vie for a selection of experiences available across 11 independent hotels in North America to be enjoyed through 2021.

To participate, I Prefer members must login to and bid on their favorite experience via the auction site. Choices depend on their personal allotment of available points.

The I Prefer member with the highest bid at the time of auction close will win that offer and receive full details of their successful bid and the redemption process via e-mail.

The first I Prefer Auction is running now through Feb. 3. Experiences up for bid during this inaugural event include:

• A stay in the penthouse suite stay and dinner for two at The Joule in Dallas, TX.

• Overnight stay for two with in-suite dining at Hotel Gault in Montreal, Canada.

• Couples spa experience at Las Brisas Acapulco in Acapulco, Mexico.

• Two nights in a deluxe one-bedroom suite at Downtown Grand Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas, including a $200 credit for any of the hotel’s six food and drink outlets, two comedy show tickets, and $100 in match play per person for two people on the casino floor.

“In anticipation of greater travel freedoms to come, we are thrilled to spark inspiration among our loyal I Prefer members by inviting them to use their points to bid on new experiences to enjoy once they resume their adventures,” said Jeri Salazar, vice president of loyalty for Preferred Hotels & Resorts. “

The full list of experiences available in the current I Prefer Auction, plus terms and conditions, are available to members at